Andy Swenson

Andy Swensen

Executive Vice President, Head of Zurich Wholesale & Surplus
Zurich North America

Skills and experience

Andy Swenson is responsible for Zurich's commercial insurance business dedicated to the wholesale distribution market. This includes direct leadership of the underwriting teams offering a broad set of products and services, including both admitted and surplus lines.

External appointments

Swenson joined Zurich in 2006, serving in a variety of business strategy and operations roles. In 2012, he joined Zurich’s Specialty Products business unit. Before launching the Wholesale & Surplus business, Swenson most recently served as Specialty Products Chief Operating Officer, responsible for Zurich Specialty Wholesale business and operations performance management, international placement and Canada (ex Surety). He is an active member of the Wholesale and Specialty Insurance Association (WSIA), serving on the Audit & Compliance committee.

Educational background

Swenson earned his Electrical Engineering degree from Marquette University.